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Bait Qirsh Museum contains ancient coins, manuscripts
December 28, 2019 | 7:52 PM
by ONA
Bait Qirsh Museum is located in Nizwa Castle and provides researchers and specialists with historic information of Oman. - ONA
 
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Nizwa: The Wilayat of Nizwa, the Governorate of Al Dakhiliyah, is rich in many important archaeological places and tourist sites that attract visitors from various regions.

Bait Qirsh Museum, which is one of the specialised museums as it contains the rarest and most ancient coins and manuscripts and antiquities. It contains more than 5,000 artefacts.

Bait Qirsh Museum is located in Nizwa Castle and provides researchers and specialists with historic information of Oman.

Jamal bin Mohammed Al Kindi, a researcher in the Omani heritage and founder of Bait Qirsh Museum said, “The idea of establishing Bait Qirsh Museum came six years ago by hosting and preserving important archaeological holdings and then displaying them to the public, and to correct information and historical path in this area.”



Bait Qirsh Museum aims to introduce future and current generations to the history of Oman and what the previous imams and sultans presented in their respective fields, and to define terms and names and their uses, and to record, preserve and display information in all its departments. It is a museum with an Omani administration.

Al Kindi added to the Oman News Agency: The museum consists of 7 sections, and each section has a specific specialisation, including (History of Money and Coins), (Manuscripts and Writing Tools), (Weapons), (Jewellery and Goldsmithry Tools) (Islamic Ceramics) (Omani Fossils) (Copying and Binding).



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